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of journalist cokie roberts. yesterday members of the house gave tributes to the louisiana democrat. lindy boggs was 97. >> speaker, i rise today to pay tribute to a former member of the house and a grand lady from louisiana, ms. lindy boggs. she was a pioneer for the state of louisiana, and she served louisiana's second congressional district following death of her late husband who was then the majority leader of the house. she was the first woman elected to represent the state of louisiana in congress, and she was a founder of the congresswomen's caucus, and in tribute to her service as a pioneer for women, the women -- congressional women's reading room is rightfully named in her honor down the hall. lindy was the first woman and only louisiana ambassador to the holy sea during the tenure of pope john paul ii. lindy effortlessly balanced her role as a respected leader and a loving mother. she loved her city of new orleans, in fact, lived on bourbon street for many of her later years in new orleans. she loved her beloved tulane university and, in fact, just recently she and her daughter partic
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's your policy? >>> so really bizarre case in louisiana. police say they cannot charge an 8-year-old boy for who they say shot and killed a 90-year-old woman on thursday. police say the woman was his caregiver and the boy just finished playing violent game grand theft army iv that was before the shooting. faith joining me now. the boy was taken into custody and later relieveased to his parents. this 8-year-old kid it's not under question that he pulled the trigger and took this 90-year-old's life. but what does the law say? >> investigators believe he did so intentionally. the law in louisiana says if you're 10 or younger you cannot be held criminally responsible. he c the parents are ordered to go to court this morning and the case has been reported to the department of children and family services. they are now going to look into it and try to address whatever behavioral issues may be at issue here. in terms of criminal responsibility, it's always a question how do you handle children who intentionally kill. our criminal justice system in louisiana does not address that and other state
of louisiana republicans are pointing the finger at, wait for it, president obama. >>> and, 32 days, 18 accusers and one very pitiful fall from office. san diego mayor bob filner strikes a deal. "newsroom" is back after a break. ♪ ♪ he's a 20-year-straight, get to work on time ♪ ♪ ♪ he's loved one woman for all his life ♪ ♪ ♪ everybody knows he ain't just tough ♪ ♪ he's strong [ male announcer ] the all-new 2014 chevy silverado. strong for all the roads ahead. [ male announcer ] a family that vacations together, sunscreens together. find a hilton everywhere you want to go with rates as low as $109 per night. book now at hilton.com/getaway. . it is clear this morning that hannah anderson does not want to be seen as a victim. the teenager kidnapped by a family friend who murdered her mother and brother decided to go public on nbc's "today" show anderson said she's not a victim, she's a survivor and talked publicly about ethan and her mom for the very first time. >> he had a really big heart and she was strong hearted and very tough. she knew how to handle things. >> ha
though. first, exactly 8 years ago today, hurricane katrina made landfall over louisiana. the start of that deadly disaster that forever changed the gulf coast. >> rolling? >> yeah. leave.emely hard to your whole life is here and your whole world. it's hard to decide what's important or value. >> harris: it hit that day but took days before we learned the truex tent. the storm killed 1800 people. damaged or destroyed more than a quarter million homes. thousands of americans took refuge at the superdome in new orleans. remember these pictures? punishing heat. 8 years later the rebuilding is far from over. but today people in new orleans hard-hit lower ninth ward got together to remember the life-changing storm and to say a prayer for their community. in a statement the governor of louisiana bobby jindal said hurricane katrina was a terrible and devastating storm that wrought us to our knees but it didn't shake our resolve. we are with you, louisiana. we'll be right back. i'd be sitting there with my friends who had their verizon phones and i'd be sitting there like "mine's still load
their kids go to school. we'll see why it is so popular in louisiana and the attorney general is seeing it never happens. >> and asking the state of the florida to cover the legal fees. why is that a real possibility despite the controversy despite his case. >> we are hearing a rodeo clown when he mocked president obama and why he found the controversy so surprising. >> i had someone threat eping me over. the clown bit has been around for generations and i didn't think anymore of it with what we did 10, 15, 5 years ago and we did it with bush and ronald reagan and clinton. let's play: [ all ] who's new in the fridge! i help support bones... [ ding! ] ...the immune system... [ ding! ] ...heart health... [ ding! ] ...and muscles. [ ding! ] that can only be ensure complete! [ female announcer ] the four-in-one nutrition of ensure complete. a simple choice to help u eat right. [ major nutrition ] nutrition in charge. ♪ [ male announcer ] bob's heart attack didn't come with a warning. today his doctor has him on a bayer aspirin regimen to help reduce the risk of another one. if you've had
in russia banned the so-called propagand propagandizing. >> appreciate it. thank you. >> deep in louisiana's cajun country is a community that is being swallowed by a massive sinkhole formed a year ago. >> reporter: for people who haven't seen this bea bayou, its beautiful. >> it burnt your nose. it burnt your throat. it was horrible. >> reporter: natural gas and crude oil was swirling around. >> it was may 30, 2012, that dennis and his wife floating down the bayou noticed something they had never seen. these bubbles coming straight up from under the water. natural gas, and then to the left, 500 feet down this bayou, a sinkhole was forming. >> reporter: what used to be a beautiful marsh was now being sucked into the depths of the earth. the swamp was upside down. >> the trees were just bobbing. >> reporter: last summer scientists around the world state and federal regulators arrived. assumption parish ordered evacuation of the 350 residents, while officials tried to figure out exactly what was happening. >> to our knowledge it has never happened anywhere in the world. this is an unpreceden
and a grand lady from louisiana, lindy boggs. she was a pioneer. she served the second congressional district following the death of her husband who was then the majority leader of the house. husband, h lambings e boggs. she was the first woman to represent the state of louisiana in congress and founder of the congresswoman's caucus. mr. scalise: in tribute to her service as a pioneer for women, the congressional women's reading room is rightfully named in her honor down the hall. she was the first woman and only louisiana ambassador to the holy see in the tenure of pope john paul ii. lindy effortlessly balanced her role as a respected leader and loving mother. she loved her city of new orleans, in fact, lived on bourbon street for many of her later years in new orleans. she loved her beloved tulane university and in fact, just recently, she and her daughter cokie participated in a benefit for tulane university in new orleans. she's somebody who will be dearly missed and somebody who we are honored to have, to be able to call a former colleague of ours here in the house. with that, i yield ba
posted for you. houston, 38 degrees. into louisiana, along the gulf coast as well, you'll really be feeling temperatures a lot hotter than that when you take into consideration the humidity that's going to go along with it. storms moving through central europe. these are actually going to break up into two systems. one heading toward the southeast. another one pushing up in towards finland and the northeast of europe, both could bring pretty intense storms. and they are dragging this very cold air, much cooler air in behind it, which is going to be bringing temperatures down to around average temperatures. take a look at the big difference. the big drop between thursday and saturday. some places dropping as much as 19 degrees. talking about you, vienna, 39, down to just 20 on saturday. here's your extended forecast. >>> math whizzes have competed to make the fastest calculations with a japanese abacus. more than 520 people took part in the annual contest in kyoto. the contestants got a chance to show off their mental arithmetic skills. they had to add 15 different three-digit num
hours from impact on the cost of louisiana, contraflow goes in to effect. what that means is that major roads that normally go in to the city are then forced out. so people can evacuate. >> there are a couple of roads that we keep open for emergency vehicles that we may have to get n but the major roads such as the interstate system are all going away from new orleans. >> reporter: in 2008, hurricane gustav was approach, con from ta flow was sending vehicles away from the city and 98% of the people left. >> we are the only major city that's ever did a full scale evacuation and it worked. >> reporter: but because the evacuation location signed were so small then, some people were confused about where to go. the city hopes that the 17 sculptures around town will help in the next big storm. >> i think it's an excellent idea. especially because people are aware of those places beforehand. tell them, say bye. >> reporter: for her, whose home in the lower ninth world was under 10 feet of water during katrina arc the sculptures of safety are a welcome sign. >> if he say it's time to go. it's t
. this is stanford from louisiana, 77 years old. hello. caller: good morning. i'm calling because i was at the first march. i had followed what was going on during that time. that you are speaking of included -- and i want to speak -- included in that spirit and i want to speak of the veterans of the civil rights march. had ato me that the vets to the united states military. they do notl, support president kennedy early on. the vets had come home seeking to participate in the country's they sought civil rights. some were hung in their uniforms. so threats to their homes and communities, the veterans regressed back to their homes and their neighborhoods and their farms and things like that. until they heard of reverend king and his movement. then they came out. never saw the crowds behind the frontline of king, lori, and that group, the group of the leadership in the march. who were those people behind them? vets.f them were most of the more people who had fought in germany and north africa and the philippines and japan, etc. they came home and they do not have civil rights for themselves. so here's
's a special effect but this is as real as it gets. >> going all in. wow. this happened in the louisiana bayou. the sink hole was discovered last august and been growing since. the video shot by director of homeland security. john, your video is incredible. you shot it with an iphone, 3.8 million people have viewed it since posted on wednesday. take us through what is happening, you are standing there and wow? >> we were at the site earlier that afternoon. that is what we call a burp on the sink hole where debris and hydro carbon came up and we were following up late that afternoon on that burp, and we saw indications that we were going to have a slough in and i happened to have my phone with me, and i shot that video. >> ever see anything like this before? >> i have. this is not the first time i saw it slough in. it was the first time i was able to video it, and it gave me the indications that it was going to happen, to have my iphone ready. so i've seen it before but this is the first time i caught it on video. >> how big is this now? >> it's, my estimate it was 24 acres before this active t
was arrested and in louisiana so therefore my father was called on as second in command of core, to speak for the march. he tended to be a little fierier, not quite a goe gospelt quite a baptist minister but he stuck to script it seemed to me, more than northerly. to charmaine, it is my faith in you and other youth that i rely on. >> woodruff: that was charmaine mckissick-melton from durham, north carolina. you can find her story, and other firsthand accounts for the web series, "memories of the march," produced by public television stations around the country, on the pbs web site, "black culture connection." >> ifill: now to our own coverage of the anniversary. thousands gathered saturday to mark the occasion on the national mall, the site of the original march. elected officials, activists and civil rights leaders addressed the crowd, calling for a more expansive interpretation of >> as we gather today, 50 years. later, their march is now our march and it must go on. and our focus has broadened to include the cause of women, of latinos, aasian-americans, of lesbians, of gays, of people
a federal judge to get permission to assign students to new schools. louisiana's voucher plan calls for transferring low income students in low rated schools to private schools at taxpayer expense. >>> in minnesota students have been sweating it out in sweltering classrooms. a record breaking heat wave is blanketing parts of the midwest. 18 schools in one minnesota district have no air conditioning while 11 other schools have only some ac. >>> a north carolina middle school was shut down by a devastating tornado. it's finally opened now. and students at green hill plild school, walk through since 2011 the twister that left the school in ruins. >> a lot of the kids were not happy with the modular units expel and so now that we have the gym and stuff like that we can have dances and clubs and stuff that we didn't have before. and different sports activities and stuff that is going to boost morale. >> in the small african nation of liberia not one of the 25,000 students who took the state university admission exam passed. liberian president ellen surleaf acknowledged that her school sy
that you have been covering, led a strike in june. we spoke with a walmart worker from louisiana who participated. worked in the store 1102. we went on an unfair labor strike in early june. and we came back from our strike, we were both fired for going on strike. they told us, we missed a certain amount of days -- which were the days we went on strike. that was the reason for them firing us. actually against the law for them to fire us ribbeck we told them about it. at the time they said, they don't recognize our strike and that is why they were terminating -- terminating us. >> it is a union backed nonunion group for walmart. what he is describing is the greatest wave of retaliation against workers by walmart who are organizing that we have seen at least since 2005. there are 60 workers who went on strike last month who have been .isciplined in some way it represents a major threat. we have seen is workers attempted to defend workers who allegedly retaliated with more collective action. on friday night for the big strike wave starting this week, we saw workers at ominous walk worker
-old in louisiana shot and killed his 90-year-old caregiver as she watched television. police report the boy had just finished playing the video game grand theft auto. are violent media affecting kids and making them violent. joining us, the doctor from our fine medical aid team. thanks for joining us this morning. that is the question, the piece in the "new york times" this week that said most researchers agree violent media do have an effect on media, do increase the predilection to violence. >> i think focusing on violent media misses the greater problem, which is media. we are deploying, whether through facebook or reality tv lots of ways for people to not be in reality, to not feel their feelings. yes, violent video games are part of that problem, because you can't maintain the connection and have a real reality while being wrenched into virtual reality. it does not work. human beings do not have that capacity, at least some of the outliers among us do not. >> so you're saying that as we're basically anesthetizing our kids with television or video games that aren't able to process how they
it's entirely true that you walked into the governor's mansion in baton rouge, louisiana and you ripped truman burrell's head off? >> it's not like he didn't deserve it, lawrence. >> well, what can i possibly say? coming up, what's wrong with texas? this is a very, very long list. i don't even know if we're even going to -- we could run overtime for all i know. get ready. announcer ] from the last day of school, back to the first. they're gonna write a lot. so make sure they've got somewhere to write it. this week only get composition books for a dime. staples has it. staples. that was easy. this week only get composition books for a dime. ♪ (woman) this place has got really good chocolate shakes. (growls) (man) that's a good look for you. (woman) that was fun. (man) yeah. (man) let me help you out with the.. (woman)...oh no, i got it. (man) you sure? (woman) just pop the trunk. (man vo) i may not know where the road will lead, but... i'm sure my subaru will get me there. (announcer) love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. [ female announcer ] no time to plan? there's still t
into the governor's mansion in baton rouge, louisiana and you ripped truman burrell's head off? >> it's not like he didn't deserve it, lawrence. >> well, what can i possibly say? coming up, what's wrong with texas? this is a very, very long list. i don't even know if we're even going to -- we could run overtime for all i know. get ready. [ male announcer ] these days, a small business can save by sharing. like carpools... polly wants to know if we can pick her up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] ...office space. yes, we're loving this communal seating. it's great. [ male announcer ] the best thing to share? a data plan. at&t mobile share for business. one bucket of data for everyone on the plan, unlimited talk and text on smart phones. now, everyone's in the spirit of sharing. hey, can i borrow your boat this weekend? no. [ male announcer ] share more. save more. at&t mobile share for business. ♪ the last thing i want is to feel like someone is giving me a sales pitch, especially when it comes to my investments. you want a broker you can trust. a lot of guys at the other firms se
... [ doorbell rings ] ...and let the good life in. >>> to politics now. louisiana governor bobby jindal says he rejects the kind of talk coming from several republicans that president obama should be impeached. >> stop talking about impeachment. let's go out there and have a legitimate debate and try to appeal obama care. >> obama care got love from katy perry last night. they tweeted back and forth a few times about coverage start up october 1st. the last tweet ended with the president's account writing, thanks for spreading the word, and used the #for her new song, the #roar. >>> the sequester is not hurting terrorism apparently in washington, d.c. year-to-year hotel stays for first week of august is up 9%. smithsonian visits up over the same period last year. finally the first lady was part of the weekend kicking off the 2013 u.s. open telling the kids she makes her girls play tennis because it's a lifelong sport. she used the opportunity to promote her lets move campaign. >>> this afternoon, president obama award the medal of honor to ty carter. he is being honored after running through a h
, first of all, made possible the louisiana purchase because that poll began was -- thatnapoleon was done with the empire as a result of the humiliating defeat. secondly, after haiti, after that revolution, the north atlantic slave trade was ended by britain and the united. and the last sort of breadth of that was the end of the civil war. one of the great story of history. >> host: this month on booktv in-depth program author and activist randall robinson. he's the author of five non-fiction books. here they are. what is transafrica? >> guest: transafrica is or the organization that i began in 1976 to galvanize african-american opinion on foreign policy issues. particularly issues that concern the black world. u.s. policy africa, the caribbean, and latin america. so transafrica, of course, of the organization that used instrumentality to galvanize american opposition to apartheid . for the set of sanctions that president reagan vetoed was overridden by republican controlled senate because of the work we did and the millions we organized to make a difference. that coupled with the great w
at louisiana governor bobbie gindel. this after he had earlier ripped into kentucky senator rand paul. is this healthy or self-destructive. joining us now with our political insiders. so there were no cameras in this one address. let's put it up on the screen what chris christie said. quote, i think we have folks who think they have to be college professors. i like that one. for our ideas to win we have to govern and if we don't win we don't govern. i am going to do anything i need to do to win. what do you think? >> that's politics 101. the larger issue we have are the republicans who are very unpopular have stark divisions on obamacare and on defense and on nsa. but bottom line, greg, when you have got a very unpopular president to have a circular firing squad doesn't make a lot of sense. >> but he tried to rationalize it today and said it is hill thee to have -- it is healthy to have these debates. >> we have a bunch of candidates running like little candidates and we knew they would be talking about the vast american people and the political class and not one of these candidates i
jersey, cory booker, and governor of louisiana, bobby jindal. also, we'll explore the overall state of american dream -- civil rights, the struggle of the middle class, is a
the burgers particularly taste of the region would be in there as well so for example louisiana cajun burger comes with tabasco and pepper jack cheese and then you got to pay more for also because sonic says the steaming at several seconds to the cooking process, they have to charge more for the burgers, $0.10 more for each burger, get your college logos seemed into your burger. whatever. licensing and royalty fees will go to the university's. not the players, which is a different story. charles payne will talk about the hit many are taking on wall street, short-sellers with charles payne the first look at markets now and world currency today and how everybody else is fairing against this. >> a military judge has sentenced bradley manning to 35 years in prison for disclosing classified information through wiki leaks. the soldier was convicted and 20 offenses including six violations of the espionage act. he could have been sentenced to 90 years in prison. hosni mubarak is getting out of jail. and egyptian court ordered the release and hearing on charges against him of accepting gifts from a
is still very much an issue, but i want to get your feedback on something that louisiana's republican governor said very recently, bobby jindal. they need to stop emphasizing what they called our separateness. i wonder, the republican party has realized they need to reach out to more minorities and they realize that from the last electi election. do you think jindal's comments help? >> yes, they help. for america to have a discourse we need to have all parties, both parties and other parties may come to the floor to be able to have a discourse representing all of the citizens of our nation. the republican party has been somewhat severe in recent years in its behavior in relationship to the minority vote, the vote of color, whether it be black americans or latino americans. we are in a bit of an edgy place. >> the republicans did not fare very well when it came to minority voters. we'll see how that goes. perhaps some of you might say the unfinished business of civil rights eras. >> i'm glad to hear that colin powell has raised his voice to this indiscretion on the part of the republic
. joining us is a board certified emergency room physician and an adjunct assistant professor at louisiana state university shreveport. great to see you. >> great to be here. jamie: we worry about the kids being sick and not being able to start school but we worry about us, too. what do we need to do to keep both of us healthy? >> you know, the summer colds -- colds are caused all year long. you're right. the summer colds are lasting longer. so people are confusing them with allergies. so the most important thing you can do is wash your hands. don't let your kids touch their face or eat anything before they wash their hands because unfortunately, the common cold we still don't have a cure for it. there's no vaccine. you don't need antiobiotics for it so just got -- >> are we using anti-bacterial too much? >> it didn't really help that much with the flu if you could wash your hands but if you can't wash your hands, it's a good alternative and sending your kids that are old enough to know not to put it in their mouth and things like that to school might be a good option, too. jamie: and how
't ride on the front of a bus until he was 26 or 27 years old. i'm from the deep south, louisiana. everything was segregated, and i have lived an integrated life. i think socially the nation has changed a lot, but a lot of my friends are people who really were at the near bottom of society, in jail, the war on drugs and all these different things that are donth,,,, female announcer: female announcer: when you see this truck, it means another neighbor is going to sleep better tonight because they went to sleep train's ticket to tempur-pedic event. choose from a huge selection of tempur-pedic models, including the new tempur-choice with head-to-toe customization. plus, get 36 months interest-free financing, two free pillows, and free same-day delivery. are you next? announcer: but don't wait. sleep train's ticket to tempur-pedic is ending soon. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ it's no longer days, >>> good morning, everyone. it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego with your kpix 5 headlines. it's no longer days but hours until the bay bridge closes. after 8:00 tonight, no one wi
the citizens need to know it. >> reporter: governor bobby jindal of louisiana terminate ad contract with cnsi because a federal grand jury and the state attorney general were investigating ethics violations regarding the procurement office. csni sued. the group open book watchdog, the process in washington state came in with price drag almost 2 1/2 times the contract award. csni nearly bankrupted the program in state of maine. csni also sued south dakota. illinois department of health and family services says the problems with that company were well-known. still the company was vetted and approved through this process. forming this intergovernmental agreement and bypassing the bidding process the director of hfs in illinois says the modernization of this computer system is sped up dramatically and as much as $100 million are saved. alisyn? alisyn: mike, thank you for breaking all that down for us. >> reporter: you got it. jon: so western powers preparing for possible airstrikes on syria all over the suspected use of chemical weapons by the as saud regime. coming up a look at the political imp
the car. >> brian: louisiana, followed by alabama. congratulations, weird people. >> tucker: worst food, coming in at number one, and by the way, this is well deserved with all respect, alaska. >> brian: how many different ways can you make cod? >> ainsley: then mississippi, then alabama. >> tucker: have you been to high land foreign grill outside birmingham? >> brian: is this a push back on the study? >> tucker: this is a push back. >> ainsley: how about drunkest state? what do you think it is? louisiana, florida, california? where is nevada on there. >> tucker: what about maine? come on. >> ainsley: the rudest state. come on! who did they ask? new york? >> tucker: yeah. that's the foulest area. >> ainsley: shocker. new york, new jersey, then california. >> brian: if you get a chance to see people in california, they do seem rude. nicest state, georgia, minnesota or hawaii? all nice people and nice looking states. >> tucker: they're all nice. the cost of insurance is rising with obamacare a lot. what if there was a way around that? meet the doctor who saved one patient $17,000 by not u
the haitian revolution, first of all, made possible in louisiana purchase because napoleon was done with it as a result of that humiliating defeat. secondedly, after haiti, after that revolution the north atlantic slave trade was ended by britain and the united states. and the last sort of breadth of that was the end of the civil war. americans know nothing about the story. we owe so much to those haitians, exslaves who defeated four of the most powerful army of the government in well twelve and a half year war. one of the great story in history. >> host: this month on booktv's in-depth program, author and activist randall robinson. he is the author of five non-fiction books. here they are. beginning in 1998. mr. robinson wrote "defending the spirit." finally an unbrokenning a any haiti from revolution to the kidnapping of a president. 202 is the area code if you like to dial in and participate in the conversation. you can contact us via e-mail booktv@c-span.org. or social media. you can make a comment on facebook.com/booktv. or send us a tweet@booktv is the twitter han dahl. what i
sinkhole in the louisiana just swallowing up the trees and the land in a matter of seconds. look. >> oh, that is a big hole. just gone. authorities say it is 25-acres across. likely hundreds of feet deep in some spots. and it is just been getting bigger and bigger. joining us now is the man who shot the incredible video. john beaudreau, assumption parish-offs of homeland security and director of emergency preparedness there. first of all this is apparently being blamed on salt mining. explain what caused it. >> it is a right adjacent to a salt dome where there's solution mining activities goes on the salt dome and this is caused due to a failed cavern to the salt outer wall. which is disturbed the, it is as much as 5,000 feet deep and has created the sinkhole. gregg: yeah. how did you know you weren't going to get swallowed up in this thing? it is so huge? >> well, this is, happened before. i observed this before and, was familiar with what was going to happen. so, this is just a, the first time we actually captured it on video but i have seen this before. so, i was quite confident on w
to that ex tents. when louisiana plays the big game, we're choosing my complexion. the second part of the dream was of a bill to make that kind of behavior legal, the civil rights act. then the dream was the right to vote. 18-year-olds would not vote. you couldn't vote on campus. you couldn't vote bilingually. we went to open housing and fair housing. that was another part. last dream really was about the issue of poverty. too much poverty at home and too much war abroad. that remains unfinished business today in a nation so blessed with so few and such abundance, too much poverty. >> he would at this point in time be 84 years of age and if he looked out across the landscape of america and saw 46-plus million people were still languishing in poverty, how would he address that? >> he would challenge the white house and the congress to make it a priority. we have the capacity to wipe out malnutrition. we can make the -- most poor people -- lyndon johnson was ingenious was helping people in appalachia. if you made that into a black community, no, they don't want to work or something,
baton rouge, louisiana. caller: good morning. i think we should absolutely do nothing. we get into much trouble if we stick our noses in where they do not belong. they didn't do anything to us, we shouldn't do anything to them, and it will solve no problems. hitler did not use poison gas and world war ii. the british and americans had read -- had it ready to go. host: a few stories i want to note for you this morning, this is from "the usa today," -- one other interesting story. here is a piece from "the washington times" -- that story has a picture of john hickenlooper. they are facing a secession movement in his state. left ona few minutes the question we are posing to our quests -- to our viewers. how should the u.s. respond in syria? ryan is up next on our independent line in maryland. good morning. i think it is time for america to stand back and let the nature of all course of her. think obama, if he gets in on this intervention, what happens again is we forget all of the innocent civilians. no one is calling a spade a spade in this situation. there has been a lot of deaths attrib
some examples in places you might not expect. for example in louisiana, done progressive things on mental health. where they had a demonstration project they located people from the local mental health system in the local school. they found that really made a big difference in terms of over all performance, in terms of lessening symptoms and coordinating care. .... calls for about the next 15 minutes or so. on our next from florida republican line. good morning. 100% disabled veteran who was traumatized and the service and it is in my military file. why is it that went, it is like these crimes committed against me while serving a country, when these crimes were committed against me, why am i categorized as mental and why do i have to be diagnosed for a treatment when crimes are committed against me? why is that called mental? thanks fort of all, your service, and i am really sorry that you experienced what you did. my heart goes out to you. i do not know the details of your case, but i can tell you that there are a lot of veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder whi
went to play a football game in new orleans, louisiana. closer to the mic? i like talking loud. i got my dad's genes for talking loud. can you all hear me? and in 1965 when they went down to new orleans, there was a running back for the buffalo bills named cookie gilchrist. cookie used to drive around the milk truck in the off-season when they had to make money, because football salaries didn't pay enough and his milk truck -- his truck was selling candies and ice cream, who knows what else, but his truck would say looky, looky, here comes cookie. [laughter] and but cookie is in new orleans, he's trying to get a cab. and he hails a cab, a cab stops and the cab driver rolls up the window and says sorry, sir, probably didn't say sir. just wanted to get to the bar down the street. what ended up happening african-american players couldn't stay in the same hotel as their white teammates and they decided to stand up and say this is not right. move the game. his father was president of the naacp at the time. tried to work out a solution. all of the white players agreed with the black players
.w. shannon believes to be a republican. >> the republican governor of louisiana bobby jindal, he wrote this. i'm going to put it up on the screen. "yet we still place far too much emphasis on our separateness, our heritage, ethnic background, etc. we live in the age of hyphenated americans. how about just american? that has a nice ring to it, if you ask me. placie ining undue emphasis on separateness is a step in the wro backward. bring back the melting pot." >> i think that's what the republican party is going to do this next election. >> what do you make of some of these murmurings from the few republicans -- not very many. even senator tom coburn from oklahoma suggesting maybe the president is getting close to high crimes and misdemeanors and should be impeached. >> there are very few times i disagree with dr. coburn. i think he's a great leader. >> he didn't say he should be. when he was asked about it, he said maybe he's getting close to that. >> i don't know the specifics of it, but certainly i think what we do know is we can't continue to wait for the federal government to lead in th
to negotiate with a guy named napoleon bonaparte. he negotiated the louisiana purchase which doubled the size of the united states of america in 1804. teddy roosevelt was the first american to win the nobel peace prize because he mediated the russo japanese war in 1905. fdr's wartime diplomacy secured and allies for churchill, stalin. that was political to overcoming the power to president kennedy turned the diplomacy when the great majority of his advisers in october 1952 said use force. at the final moment president kennedy brokered a negotiated compromise with our greatest enemy, the soviet premier make you tricshelle, that's how the cuban missile crisis ended. that's why we didn't and centric hundreds of millions of people on the east coast, the midwest of united states and in europe, and in russia. because diplomacy rather than force triumphs. think of henry kissinger, still going strong at age 90 by the way, 40 years ago negotiate his brilliant opening to china that open up relations that have been frozen for the last 20 years prior, and insured a generation of peace between china and t
, louisiana. this sinkhole has been expanding for over a year. officials think it was caused by the drilling of a well into an underground salt mine. it's shocking to watch this happen just before your eyes and after a while it's like nothing happened. >> you're sure it wasn't a gator. >> sure it wasn't a gator-nado. >> i've watched "swamp people." >> we will have an investigation. >> shoot 'em, shoot 'em! i watch large amounts of reality shows. >> we need an intervention. indra, kate? >> believe me this is the least of my problems. >> no kidding. indra is keeping track of the latest forecast for us. >> good morning. i have good news for everyone in the midwest and northeast. it's going to take a little bit to get there but we're talking about a cold front making its way through the area today, ohio valley and into the mid-atlantic but this is good news because the cold front means cold temperatures behind it and we're going to be talking about sunshine, not today, the rain is today but tomorrow look at the beautiful weather expected to spread into the mid-atlantic so for the weekend 70s and
the louisiana purchase which doubled the size of united states of america in 1804. teddy roosevelt was the first american to win the nobel peace brise -- prize because he mediated in 19 50s. that was critical to overcome the act of power. president kennedy turned the diplomacy when the great majority of the advisers in october of 1962, said use force. at the final moment, president kennedy brokered a negotiated comprise with our greatest enemy the soviet. that's how the cuban missile crisis ended. that's how we didn't destroy hundreds and millions of people on the east coast, in europe, and russia. because diplomacy rather than force triumphed. henry kissinger going strong at the age of 90, by the way, forty years ago, negotiated his brilliant opening to china that opened up relations that have been frozen football the last twenty years prior and insure -- ensured a jen generation of peace. think of president bush. a lot of people think he was the most established. he had are vast experience as a diplomat, he had faith in diplomacy, he had achieved the unification of germany in nato after the en
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